Late night fire claims one life
A 65-year-old man has died from injuries he sustained in a house fire at 835 S. Verna in Andover.
Andover firefighters were called to the house around midnight Tuesday with a caller reporting an individual trapped inside the house.
Emergency crews responded with automatic and mutual aid partners, finding heavy fire in the structure and one person unaccounted for upon their arrival. One other person was able to escape without injury.
Firefighters located the man and he was transported in critical condition to Kansas Medical Center, where he died from the injuries.
The house was deemed a total loss and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.